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Execute Shortcut

The Execute Shortcut (v10.1+) action executes a specified macOS Shortcut (macOS 12.0+).

The Shortcut can optionally receive text input from the System or a Named Clipboard, the Trigger Clipboard, a Variable, Text, Calculation or a File.

The results can be:

  • Ignored.
  • Displayed in a floating window.
  • Displayed briefly in a Notification.
  • Displayed large across the screen.
  • Typed in to the current selection.
  • Pasted in to the current selection.
  • Saved to a variable.
  • Appended to a variable (v9.0+).
  • Saved to the system or a Named Clipboard.
  • Saved to a file (v11.0+).
  • Asynchronously ignored — the action runs while the macro continues on.

If the output is going to a clipboard or a file, the results can be an image. (v11.0+)

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action/Execute_Shortcut.txt · Last modified: 2023/09/18 02:43 by peternlewis